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Forum: AMG GT
02-17-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,304
Posted By WhiteBlack

UK is waiting for brexit to release pricing.

UK is waiting for brexit to release pricing.
Forum: AMG GT
01-10-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By WhiteBlack

Ah that ones been on PL for a while. Was...

Ah that ones been on PL for a while. Was interested to see the euro only options.
Forum: AMG GT
01-10-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By WhiteBlack

Do you have a uk/Europe dog or just US?

Do you have a uk/Europe dog or just US?
Forum: AMG GT
01-08-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,186
Posted By WhiteBlack

I prefer the look of the touch pad, hopefully I...

I prefer the look of the touch pad, hopefully I can try the touch pad only option out before its time to spec the new car. If I can't try before I buy I think I'd just go for the wheel because I know...
Forum: AMG GT
01-04-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,472
Posted By WhiteBlack

I've been told it has it but some of the other...

I've been told it has it but some of the other information I got from senior people at AMG about the PRO turned out to be wrong so I'm still a bit concerned.

I came from GT3s too but my reason for...
Forum: AMG GT
01-04-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,472
Posted By WhiteBlack

Great video. Thanks for your other info I really...

Great video. Thanks for your other info I really wish there was more support/information out there on these cars!

From my experience the brakes on the GTR will not take anything like that level of...
Forum: AMG GT
01-02-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,472
Posted By WhiteBlack

I got the brakes on my GTR so hot that the paint...

I got the brakes on my GTR so hot that the paint on all 4 wheels cracked (MB did replace those!) so Iím definitely using them.

youre saying that the heat shields expand and touch the discs?

Not...
Forum: AMG GT
01-02-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,472
Posted By WhiteBlack

I agree completely that the brakes on this car...

I agree completely that the brakes on this car are not very good and they're not adequate for the car BUT what you describe doesn't match the pictures, the heat shields have been abraded/damaged not...
Forum: AMG GT
12-20-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By WhiteBlack

I'm the complete opposite, I think the Magno...

I'm the complete opposite, I think the Magno paints look cheap.

Detailers I've spoken to haven't been impressed with the Magno Green on the GTR and cars without PPF I've seen have been shot to...
Forum: AMG GT
12-17-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By WhiteBlack

The very best drivers I've spoken to haven't been...

The very best drivers I've spoken to haven't been a fan of RWS on the GTR or GT3 (its the same system) but anyone below professional level seems quite happy.

Sometimes it's quite noticeable but...
Forum: AMG GT
12-12-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By WhiteBlack

Yes, so you'll need to wait for the PRO to arrive...

Yes, so you'll need to wait for the PRO to arrive to get hold of it. Having said that, a gurney flap is a simple thing, if you really want one you just need a plastic strip with the right profile.
Forum: AMG GT
12-12-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By WhiteBlack

Yeah I rechecked my wing and its a couple of...

Yeah I rechecked my wing and its a couple of degrees off max. I can't believe there's no information about a movable part on the car. I must admit I set it to what seemed sensible and haven't...
Forum: AMG GT
12-11-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By WhiteBlack

Iíve only ever suffered from understeer on...

Iíve only ever suffered from understeer on medium/low speed corners in the GTR. In those places itís more about mechanical grip than aero.

Where Iíve wanted more rear aero is high speed corners...
Forum: AMG GT
12-11-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By WhiteBlack

My GTR does a couple of trackdays a month, not...

My GTR does a couple of trackdays a month, not sure launch control is going to dent those laptimes🤣

Iím a Brit, we donít ďgetĒ drag racing😉
Forum: AMG GT
12-11-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By WhiteBlack

As someone who's never even bothered to use...

As someone who's never even bothered to use launch control in their car, this seems rather weird.
Forum: AMG GT
12-11-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By WhiteBlack

yeah, itís awful! Photos are on their FB page. ...

yeah, itís awful! Photos are on their FB page.

I asked some german friends about them and apparently they have a good reputation for corvette tuning in Germany. So one would hope the parts are...
Forum: AMG GT
12-10-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By WhiteBlack

Pro wing looks like the standard wing with a...

Pro wing looks like the standard wing with a gurney flap attached.

Iíd certainly take a GT4 wing at any sensible price. Iíve also seen Tikt.de do a wing for the GTR thatís quite ACR like, suites...
Forum: AMG GT
12-10-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By WhiteBlack

No pic? The GT4 parts seem incredibly hard...

No pic?

The GT4 parts seem incredibly hard to get hold of, you need a VIN to access the online ordering system. All of the race teams I've contacted have been unwilling/unresponsive.
Forum: AMG GT
12-10-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,213
Posted By WhiteBlack

i had a look on tirerack and it appears the UTQG...

i had a look on tirerack and it appears the UTQG for both Cup2 and Cup2 ZP is 180 while the R is 150.

Funny that the old Cup (still listed on tirerack!) that we all used to run back in the day is...
Forum: AMG GT
12-09-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,213
Posted By WhiteBlack

The ZP and the R look identical(ie trimmed cup2)...

The ZP and the R look identical(ie trimmed cup2) is there any info on what the exact difference is?

ive been told by others that theyíre the same.
Forum: AMG GT
12-09-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,213
Posted By WhiteBlack

Iíve seen 750 for the World wide number not 250.

Iíve seen 750 for the World wide number not 250.
Forum: AMG GT
12-03-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,474
Posted By WhiteBlack

I have the file this is from but can't seem to...

I have the file this is from but can't seem to put a link up from my phone. Can anyone else oblige?
Forum: AMG GT
12-01-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,988
Posted By WhiteBlack

Just seen some USA dealer docs. 150 cars...

Just seen some USA dealer docs.

150 cars only confirmed for USA.
Forum: AMG GT
12-01-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,988
Posted By WhiteBlack

Questioned my dealer about this. He thinks itís...

Questioned my dealer about this. He thinks itís down to changes in testing regs in Europe since I was looking at launch figure for GTR.
Forum: AMG GT
11-30-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,988
Posted By WhiteBlack

Iím not a fan of busy steering wheels either....

Iím not a fan of busy steering wheels either. Just means Iím likely to change setups by accident. I already have a slight tendency to catch some of the buttons by accident when on track with the...
Forum: AMG GT
11-29-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,988
Posted By WhiteBlack

My guy from headoffice said 6 points rather than...

My guy from headoffice said 6 points rather than the ****y dangerous 4 point setup. Different seats. Project one style wheels for brake cooling. Talk of 30-40kg weight loss.

My plan for this car...
Forum: AMG GT
11-29-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,988
Posted By WhiteBlack

Dissapointed with this. A few upgrades that...

Dissapointed with this.

A few upgrades that my contacts at mb said weíre coming on this car failed to materialise. No sign of the promised weight loss either.

More adjustability is good though...
Forum: AMG GT
11-29-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,988
Posted By WhiteBlack

Why would you want a wet sump motor in a GTR?

Why would you want a wet sump motor in a GTR?
Forum: AMG GT
11-28-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,316
Posted By WhiteBlack

My guy seemed to think that MB would want to do...

My guy seemed to think that MB would want to do full heat testing (ie check if the tiny reduction in airflow from the guards would effect oil cooling) and as such approval was unlikely.

In even...
Forum: AMG GT
11-28-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,316
Posted By WhiteBlack

No, I don't. I've stopped nudging, track day...

No, I don't. I've stopped nudging, track day season is done and the PRO is coming (with guards).

Track Pace App is available here, it went from "embarrassingly bad" to "pretty good" in various...
Forum: AMG GT
11-28-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,316
Posted By WhiteBlack

This was what I came up against in the UK. ...

This was what I came up against in the UK.

They'll happily sell me the parts but won't fit them for me as they're not approved parts for my GTR. I don't think getting them approved will be...
Forum: AMG GT
11-23-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,201
Posted By WhiteBlack

I'm not in the USA. Half cage is required. ...

I'm not in the USA. Half cage is required.

An ACR is a very different car to the GTR, friend of mine recently had a 9L conversion done on his as it happens. I wouldn't voice any concerns about...
Forum: AMG GT
11-23-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,201
Posted By WhiteBlack

Not sure how you come to that conclusion? You'll...

Not sure how you come to that conclusion? You'll be putting loads through the suspension that its not designed for. I've seen loads of broken M3s that damaged their suspension by running slicks on...
Forum: AMG GT
11-22-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,201
Posted By WhiteBlack

I change the fluid every 2-3 track days. I run...

I change the fluid every 2-3 track days. I run the car on the standard Cup2. I don't think slicks would be a very good idea as I doubt the suspension components could take the load, unless you're...
Forum: AMG GT
11-22-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,201
Posted By WhiteBlack

Well, GTR here is £130k Base and £160k specced...

Well, GTR here is £130k Base and £160k specced up. So basically the same as your $200k. The PRO I am told is a £30k premium over the GTR so I would expect the PRO to be £190k loaded (or $240k)....
Forum: AMG GT
11-22-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,201
Posted By WhiteBlack

MBUK expects to get 10-20 BS cars. I expect them...

MBUK expects to get 10-20 BS cars. I expect them all to go to youtubers and project one owners. As such I don't hold out much hope of getting one despite having a deposit down since 2015. Further...
Forum: AMG GT
11-22-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,201
Posted By WhiteBlack

I have the ceramics and use motul660 fluid and...

I have the ceramics and use motul660 fluid and standard pads. I've had brake issues at any dry track day I've attended (european tracks). I now "manage" the brakes and don't brake as heavily and as...
Forum: AMG GT
11-21-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,201
Posted By WhiteBlack

Well at least we can agree that this PRO model...

Well at least we can agree that this PRO model will be a better track car than the existing model? I'm excited to see the new car and have one coming, hopefully its available in the USA for you.
Forum: AMG GT
11-21-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,201
Posted By WhiteBlack

We've done this enough on here. You think the...

We've done this enough on here. You think the brakes are fine, I think they don't have any cooling and suck. Solving understeer with a 3000euro set of tyres that don't last 5 minutes isn't a solution...
Forum: AMG GT
11-20-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,201
Posted By WhiteBlack

well the GTR has a lot of flaws on track that...

well the GTR has a lot of flaws on track that this will remedy (according to mb at least). So I think itís fully justified.

on the other hand the GTC for example seems a bit of a waste of time to...
Forum: AMG GT
11-20-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,201
Posted By WhiteBlack

AMG GTR PRO

It seems the clubsport is going to be called the Pro. To be revealed at the LA Autoshow which I guess bodes well for a US launch of this car?

https://twitter.com/MercedesBenz/status/1064885046...
Forum: AMG GT
11-19-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By WhiteBlack

Although the standard plate holder requires...

Although the standard plate holder requires drilling of the front bumper the holes required are on the underside, they're pretty much invisible with the plate removed.
Forum: AMG GT
11-08-2018, 03:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,211
Posted By WhiteBlack

Whole GT range is getting a facelift next year.

Whole GT range is getting a facelift next year.
Forum: AMG GT
11-07-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,211
Posted By WhiteBlack

I've had a deposit in place since 2015. Very much...

I've had a deposit in place since 2015. Very much doubt I'll get one.
Forum: AMG GT
11-05-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By WhiteBlack

Clubsport has been delay because of all the...

Clubsport has been delay because of all the engine testing nonsense thats going on. Now set to be announced in December. I wouldn't expect the BS to be announced for a while yet.

I actually like...
Forum: AMG GT
10-29-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By WhiteBlack

I own both a CLK BS and an AMG GTR. I think...

I own both a CLK BS and an AMG GTR.

I think if you're taking it to the track then I'd swap the BS for the GTR.

As a road car I'd take the BS, the slow gear box (mods are available!) doesn't...
Forum: AMG GT
10-23-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By WhiteBlack

That's weird. My UK spec car has HP and NM...

That's weird.

My UK spec car has HP and NM (not lbft) for torque. So there obviously is region specific settings for this screen so I'm surprised that temp is not in F for you guys.
Forum: AMG GT
10-23-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By WhiteBlack

Weird. My car is UK spec and has the CF wing. I...

Weird. My car is UK spec and has the CF wing. I measured on the centre part with a digital level.

Next time I'm with the car I'll have to measure now, I did this a few months ago now so my memory...
Forum: AMG GT
10-21-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By WhiteBlack

max attack on the gtr wing is way beyond 10deg.

max attack on the gtr wing is way beyond 10deg.
Forum: AMG GT
10-20-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By WhiteBlack

Thereís a lot of pretty applicable discussion...

Thereís a lot of pretty applicable discussion about GT3 wings on rennlist. Different cars but the principals are identical.
Forum: AMG GT
10-20-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By WhiteBlack

I did quite a bit of research on this and leant a...

I did quite a bit of research on this and leant a little bit about aero too.

There is absolutely no data available from AMG at any level. Cars leave the factory with an arbitrary wing position.
...
Forum: AMG GT
10-19-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,316
Posted By WhiteBlack

I've given up on the coolant screens. I was...

I've given up on the coolant screens.

I was informed by MB that the part exists but its officially for cars built after June 2018. So while my dealer will order them in for me they will not fit...
Forum: AMG GT
10-08-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By WhiteBlack

thought bobby meant the AMG app not Harryís.

thought bobby meant the AMG app not Harryís.
Forum: AMG GT
10-08-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By WhiteBlack

I didn't think it was released for US yet?

I didn't think it was released for US yet?
Forum: AMG GT
10-08-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By WhiteBlack

AMG App is far far less user friendly than...

AMG App is far far less user friendly than Harryís.

AMG app does use the cars gps (10hz) so you donít need an external one like with Harryís.
Forum: AMG GT
10-05-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,399
Posted By WhiteBlack

I see a huge amount of terrible aftermarket...

I see a huge amount of terrible aftermarket setups, I'd also say that probably 30% of harnesses I see at trackdays are not worn correctly (usually lap belt too high). As you say the pole position...
Forum: AMG GT
10-04-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,399
Posted By WhiteBlack

Nissan GTR doesnít have harnesses, no Porsche...

Nissan GTR doesnít have harnesses, no Porsche runs spx and harnesses that I can think of. You canít justify a **** setup because someone else does it too.

if youíre modding the car anyway just put...
Forum: AMG GT
10-03-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,399
Posted By WhiteBlack

Itís specifically referenced in the eu manual...

Itís specifically referenced in the eu manual that theyíre not designed for harnesses.

ideally you need individual slots for each strap. The folding mechanism is unlikely to be designed for the...
Forum: AMG GT
10-03-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,399
Posted By WhiteBlack

Those seats are not designed to be used with...

Those seats are not designed to be used with harnesses. Thatís a really dangerous setup.
Forum: AMG GT
10-02-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By WhiteBlack

I don't believe the track pace app is compatible...

I don't believe the track pace app is compatible with the older cars. Sorry.
Forum: AMG GT
09-23-2018, 01:51 PM
Forum: AMG GT
09-23-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By WhiteBlack

it wasnít even close.

it wasnít even close.
Forum: AMG GT
09-21-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By WhiteBlack

The price is irrelevant when none of us can buy a...

The price is irrelevant when none of us can buy a GT2RS at list anyways.

I think itís also one of the ugliest modern 911s but of course thatís subjective.
Forum: AMG GT
09-21-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,858
Posted By WhiteBlack

Only just caught up with this, I found it really...

Only just caught up with this, I found it really interesting because I did a track day at the same circuit in the GTR myself earlier this summer.

Its really is surprising that the GTR is that...
Forum: AMG GT
08-01-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By WhiteBlack

Rather different experience here. My 2015 GT3 was...

Rather different experience here. My 2015 GT3 was fine, never scraped with the lift and only a few times with it down.

My GTR scrapes quite a bit because it doesn't have a lift. Also unique to the...
Forum: AMG GT
07-29-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,399
Posted By WhiteBlack

Cage is steel, no idea on weight. ...

Cage is steel, no idea on weight.



Interesting one on the cage. There was a world wide recall for Just the reason you state. You could bump your head on the original cage.

The supplies...
Forum: AMG GT
07-28-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,273
Posted By WhiteBlack

its 500lbs heavier (ish) than itís competitors....

its 500lbs heavier (ish) than itís competitors. Itís definitely over weight!
Forum: AMG GT
07-27-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,273
Posted By WhiteBlack

or just you know, strip out some unnecessary...

or just you know, strip out some unnecessary ****?

Clubsport is only a 30k increase in price although itís not losing a 100kilos!
Forum: AMG GT
07-26-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,273
Posted By WhiteBlack

The brakes are poor, its too heavy and the...

The brakes are poor, its too heavy and the electronics can be intrusive. A massive set of brake ducts and a 100kg diet would do more for the car than any amount of engine work ever could.
Forum: AMG GT
07-26-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,273
Posted By WhiteBlack

GTR has all sorts of unresolved issues that more...

GTR has all sorts of unresolved issues that more BHP will just exacerbate. It really needs to go on a diet.
Forum: AMG GT
07-26-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By WhiteBlack

You canít warp a CCB rotor. I would imagine...

You canít warp a CCB rotor.

I would imagine youíve got something on the surface of the pad or disc. Take it to a shop and get them to inspect.
Forum: AMG GT
07-24-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,470
Posted By WhiteBlack

Oof, so more than a Panamera Turbo S Hybrid....

Oof, so more than a Panamera Turbo S Hybrid. That's going to be a hard sell.
Forum: AMG GT
07-23-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,273
Posted By WhiteBlack

Clubsport announced Sept. lots of interesting...

Clubsport announced Sept. lots of interesting goodies on that.
Forum: AMG GT
07-17-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,252
Posted By WhiteBlack

If we're talking engine cooling I think that the...

If we're talking engine cooling I think that the GTR engine cooling is excellent. On my cool down laps in the GTR engine/oil temps drop fast and the car is usually showing temps that are below what I...
Forum: AMG GT
07-17-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,252
Posted By WhiteBlack

Sent.

Sent.
Forum: AMG GT
07-16-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,252
Posted By WhiteBlack

Pics are on my mobile, now I'm back from FOS I'll...

Pics are on my mobile, now I'm back from FOS I'll PM you them. Certain tracks here are very hard on brakes as they're based on old airfields which tends to mean some high speed straights into tight...
Forum: AMG GT
07-11-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,252
Posted By WhiteBlack

CCM. Renntech Europe sent me some horrendous...

CCM. Renntech Europe sent me some horrendous pictures of failed GTR CCMs :eek: but they are in the business of selling brake upgrades so:nix:
Forum: AMG GT
07-10-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,252
Posted By WhiteBlack

The tyres take so long to return to cold that I...

The tyres take so long to return to cold that I canít see that ever being an issue? After lunch having sat for an hour theyíll be mid twenties but nothing a gentle warmup lap wonít take care of.
...
Forum: AMG GT
07-10-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,252
Posted By WhiteBlack

Sounds like your tyres are just getting far too...

Sounds like your tyres are just getting far too hot, the GTR puts loads of heat into the tyres! I never measure tyre pressures at the start of the day/session, I only measure hot pressures and aim...
Forum: AMG GT
07-06-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,252
Posted By WhiteBlack

Interesting about your comments on tyres and them...

Interesting about your comments on tyres and them getting greasy. I run the standard tyre as the ZP is too expensive for my taste.

I donít seem to have any issues with them at all, the GT3 seems...
Forum: AMG GT
07-05-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,252
Posted By WhiteBlack

I did a similar back to back test here in the UK...

I did a similar back to back test here in the UK at Anglesey, its a great little 2 mile circuit with its own (rather smaller) version of Laguna Secas corkscrew. My conclusions were rather different...
Forum: AMG GT
06-25-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,083
Posted By WhiteBlack

I'm doing a private track day at Dijon-Prenois in...

I'm doing a private track day at Dijon-Prenois in October, drop a pm if you want details and we can get some GTR v GTR action!
Forum: AMG GT
06-25-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,083
Posted By WhiteBlack

A friend of mine runs 2:34 in his 675LT but that...

A friend of mine runs 2:34 in his 675LT but that is a completely clear lap, which is in my opinion about as quick as an amateur can take that car. I think it would be really impressive to get the GTR...
Forum: AMG GT
06-25-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,083
Posted By WhiteBlack

Thanks, not worth the premium price then. I've...

Thanks, not worth the premium price then. I've only ever visited Spa with premium UK TDOs, always wandered how some of the european outfits compared. I'd have thought the GTR was capable of sub 2:40...
Forum: AMG GT
06-22-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,083
Posted By WhiteBlack

Curious about the curbstone events, good days?...

Curious about the curbstone events, good days? Worth the money?

Any dry lap times?
Forum: AMG GT
06-20-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By WhiteBlack

Drag racing doesn't interest me at all, its not...

Drag racing doesn't interest me at all, its not relevant to what either of these cars were designed to do. All my experience is real world driving and track time with lots of different flavours of GT...
Forum: AMG GT
06-19-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By WhiteBlack

Why are you comparing tuned to stock🤷🏽*♂️ My...

Why are you comparing tuned to stock🤷🏽*♂️

My GTR breezes away from a stock 570S and annihilates it on track.

GTR performance wise sits just below 675LT in my experience of playing with them on...
Forum: AMG GT
06-19-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,316
Posted By WhiteBlack

Only GTR and only if requested is my...

Only GTR and only if requested is my understanding.
Forum: AMG GT
06-19-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

RE Rad Guards. I have an update on these...

RE Rad Guards.

I have an update on these from my dealer, rad guards will be standard on all builds from July. Existing GTRs can have them retro fitted FOC (parts and labour).

parts still not...
Forum: AMG GT
06-19-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,316
Posted By WhiteBlack

They are.

They are.
06-19-2018, 08:49 AM
Forum: AMG GT
06-19-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By WhiteBlack

Interesting thought, the 570S is slower, not as...

Interesting thought, the 570S is slower, not as well balanced and is probably the only car that ****s money faster than a merc.

I guess it does look rather pretty.
Forum: AMG GT
06-14-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,290
Posted By WhiteBlack

I orginally spoke to eurocarparts who told me...

I orginally spoke to eurocarparts who told me that RSC1 would fit but they're not exactly experts so I called TMD Friction (+49 2171 501-6) who own Pagid and went from there, wasn't easy! +49 2171...
Forum: AMG GT
06-13-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,290
Posted By WhiteBlack

Part numbers seems to be the issue with these and...

Part numbers seems to be the issue with these and nothing else. When I ordered my replacement pads from MB, fronts were in stock, rears were out of stock with no ETA(as you found). MB technical got...
Forum: AMG GT
06-13-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,290
Posted By WhiteBlack

I wondered about this myself. Pagid code is RSC1,...

I wondered about this myself. Pagid code is RSC1, pads have been available since day one. Not sure why Brians guys needed to send backs to Pagid.
Forum: AMG GT
06-07-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By WhiteBlack

sorry, thought you were questioning what was in...

sorry, thought you were questioning what was in the track pack🤷🏽*♂️
Forum: AMG GT
06-06-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By WhiteBlack

Track Pack is just cage , harnesses and fire...

Track Pack is just cage , harnesses and fire extinguisher. It has to be speced with the bucket seats.

Code for Track Pack is B25, cage in body colour is an additional option B11.
Forum: AMG GT
06-05-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By WhiteBlack

I know, I'm pointing out that I think the other...

I know, I'm pointing out that I think the other posters build sheet has misinterpreted codes. There are lots of standard items on the build sheets.
Forum: AMG GT
06-05-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By WhiteBlack

This intrigued me too as sized drivers seats...

This intrigued me too as sized drivers seats sound interesting. However when I checked my own build sheet i have:

U98 Lithium Ion Starter Battery

Seems like that might be a mistake?

I also...
Forum: AMG GT
06-05-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,735
Posted By WhiteBlack

Interesting comments re:tyres I havenít run the...

Interesting comments re:tyres I havenít run the ZPs but assumed they would be stickier and nothing else.

I havenít seen much available as aftermarket wheels(and certainly nothing Iíd want to run)....
Forum: AMG GT
06-01-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,572
Posted By WhiteBlack

MB realised that with the seat in the furthest...

MB realised that with the seat in the furthest back position your head could come in contact with the roll cage in a accident. New cage sits further back in the car so that this cannot happen.

Its...
Forum: AMG GT
06-01-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,735
Posted By WhiteBlack

I was just asking to see if you had any info...

I was just asking to see if you had any info regarding angles. I did a little research and found nothing from MB at all, in fact all GTRs are delivered with wings at different angles.

From my...
Forum: AMG GT
06-01-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,316
Posted By WhiteBlack

Thanks for the info. Can't believe these were not...

Thanks for the info. Can't believe these were not standard.
Forum: AMG GT
05-31-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,572
Posted By WhiteBlack

7500 miles now. Just got back from chasing motor...

7500 miles now. Just got back from chasing motor bikes on the isle of man.

Issues tally so far:
all 4 wheels replaced under warranty
active aero unit replaced under warranty
roll cage replaced...
Forum: AMG GT
05-31-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,735
Posted By WhiteBlack

What is max downforce angle ?

What is max downforce angle ?
Forum: AMG GT
05-31-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,415
Posted By WhiteBlack

Blue is definitely the best colour on the GTR :) ...

Blue is definitely the best colour on the GTR :)

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/960x640/windycorner_41d60a00ffe646bffe224a4b4e4c7a417479e8ca.jpg
Forum: AMG GT
05-22-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

Brake Pad update: So the fun and games with...

Brake Pad update:

So the fun and games with rear ceramic pads continues...

The standard part number still shows no stock world wide and no ETA on parts. However there is an alternative part...
Forum: AMG GT
05-14-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By WhiteBlack

Those are GTC wheels, they're not the same size...

Those are GTC wheels, they're not the same size as the GTR wheels.
Forum: AMG GT
05-01-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,735
Posted By WhiteBlack

Re: "Burnishing" Honestly this just seems...

Re: "Burnishing"

Honestly this just seems like nonsense, I've had multiple Porsches with ceramic brakes and no one in that community has ever mentioned pad burnishing. I never did anything like...
Forum: AMG GT
04-27-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,290
Posted By WhiteBlack

My car has 5 full days and 3 evening sessions on...

My car has 5 full days and 3 evening sessions on it.

Fronts have loads left, rears look like are 4-5mm (quite hard to tell with wheels on) so not worn out but I want to replace early to prolong...
Forum: AMG GT
04-27-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,290
Posted By WhiteBlack

So I made some calls here regarding pads, I can...

So I made some calls here regarding pads, I can get fronts but not rears. Rears are priced at £286 which seemed reasonable.

My local supplying dealer was most unhelpful, saying they could not give...
Forum: AMG GT
04-25-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,290
Posted By WhiteBlack

What a ****ing ridiculous...

What a ****ing ridiculous threadhttps://mbworld.org/forums/images/smilies/crazy.gif
I'll call parts tomorrow and check availability, if I can get a set do you want them?
Forum: AMG GT
04-25-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By WhiteBlack

.

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Forum: AMG GT
04-24-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,290
Posted By WhiteBlack

That's a properly cool selection of machinery but...

That's a properly cool selection of machinery but I can't reconcile that with a post about road driving being just as hard as circuit driving on brakes. I don't know a single racing driver who would...
Forum: AMG GT
04-23-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,290
Posted By WhiteBlack

The kind of scenarios that lead to high brake...

The kind of scenarios that lead to high brake wear just don't exist on the road unless you're driving in an unsafe manner. Regardless of the curves or gradients you might find.
Forum: AMG GT
04-23-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,944
Posted By WhiteBlack

Ideologically the Clubsport is the direct...

Ideologically the Clubsport is the direct competitor to the RS, ie lighter more aero but still relatively close to the base car. The GT3RS is only about 3% faster, that's a relatively easy gap to...
Forum: AMG GT
04-13-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

No ZP tyre's here, I cant see the point and they...

No ZP tyre's here, I cant see the point and they were not available as OE. I have to lose around 10psi to maintain 33psi all round at most tracks. GTR works those tyres!
Forum: AMG GT
04-13-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

Continental do not produce any rear tyres that...

Continental do not produce any rear tyres that will fit the GTR (well to my knowledge at least).

If the pro-driver wasn't making any steering corrections while on track then he wasn't trying!
Forum: AMG GT
04-13-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

I've seen that information before. Accepted...

I've seen that information before. Accepted optimal pressures for GT3 fall outside of that range ie 30-33psi.

I've been messing about with pressures around 33psi for the Cup2s purely on the basis...
Forum: AMG GT
04-12-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

37 hot seems really high!

37 hot seems really high!
Forum: AMG GT
04-09-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By WhiteBlack

Yep, I live in the UK. I'll stick any...

Yep, I live in the UK.

I'll stick any clubsport info I get up here just to tease you guys!
Forum: AMG GT
04-09-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

I was told this at MB World in the UK. I was...

I was told this at MB World in the UK. I was doing some drifting with an instructor in their demonstrator GTR.

The car drifts much easier in S than in S+ or R, instructor said that this was...
Forum: AMG GT
04-09-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By WhiteBlack

Yeah, its a really short time from reveal to...

Yeah, its a really short time from reveal to build. Even my dealer was surprised by the timeline he's been given but I suppose since the changes from GTR are not drivetrain/electronic related then...
Forum: AMG GT
04-06-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

eveb with dial full on, active brake says itís...

eveb with dial full on, active brake says itís inoperative on screen.
Forum: AMG GT
04-06-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,580
Posted By WhiteBlack

Who cares anyway, if youíre a traffic light Grand...

Who cares anyway, if youíre a traffic light Grand Prix driver then you bought the wrong car!
Forum: AMG GT
04-06-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

thats correct, itís just dialled back. auto...

thats correct, itís just dialled back.

auto makers having been doing this for years with other systems like traction control so no surprise, just annoying!
Forum: AMG GT
04-06-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

just tried it and youíre right, it says...

just tried it and youíre right, it says inoperative! Hopefully this means totally off, Iíll test on track soon!

even MB test drivers havenít mentioned this when questioned, such poor info.
Forum: AMG GT
04-06-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

Interesting idea, I run TC off (ie use the dial)...

Interesting idea, I run TC off (ie use the dial) quite a bit in the dry. To be honest I can't remember if its triggered in that scenario or not.

Lots of unexplained settings on the car. It doesn't...
Forum: AMG GT
04-05-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,580
Posted By WhiteBlack

Iíve seen a stock gtr dyno at 625bhp. A 675lt...

Iíve seen a stock gtr dyno at 625bhp. A 675lt just edges my GTR.

Theyre quick!
Forum: AMG GT
04-05-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

thanks! Interesting stuff.

thanks! Interesting stuff.
Forum: AMG GT
04-05-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

See my earlier comments this does not completely...

See my earlier comments this does not completely disable it but rather dials it back slightly.
Forum: AMG GT
04-05-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By WhiteBlack

My dealer says Clubsport builds start Dec18.

My dealer says Clubsport builds start Dec18.
Forum: AMG GT
04-03-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

Even when you're following similar pace cars you...

Even when you're following similar pace cars you can still have it activate it in very tight hairpins. Ie a car that's at 90deg to you will be seen as stopped because its direction of travel is...
Forum: AMG GT
04-03-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By WhiteBlack

I thought the ZP tyres were 335/25 not 335/20?

I thought the ZP tyres were 335/25 not 335/20?
Forum: AMG GT
04-01-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

i have the euro track pack and itís useless. In...

i have the euro track pack and itís useless. In fact there is currently a recall on it. I do not wear the supplied 4 points because theyíre unsafe. Not sure what other options are available.
...
Forum: AMG GT
04-01-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

This is mostly incorrect. the car will say...

This is mostly incorrect.

the car will say the system is deactivated but in truth it is only dialled back. The system still activates in the same way but only in more extreme situations. Itís can...
Forum: AMG GT
03-31-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By WhiteBlack

My euro dealer says itís unlikely you guys will...

My euro dealer says itís unlikely you guys will get it.
Forum: AMG GT
03-31-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,068
Posted By WhiteBlack

I have 5 days on my GTR and another 2 days on...

I have 5 days on my GTR and another 2 days on loaner GTRs(from mb).

The standard steel brakes are not up to the job. Both loaner cars had steels and had to be ďmanagedĒ while on track.

The...
Forum: AMG GT
03-28-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,659
Posted By WhiteBlack

GTR lays down 625bhp just fine. Iím sure the car...

GTR lays down 625bhp just fine. Iím sure the car can take more and stay RWD.
Forum: AMG GT
03-26-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By WhiteBlack

Safety car also has some nice little aero...

Safety car also has some nice little aero additions over the GTR (canards and gurney flap).

i have a feeling weíll be seeing those somewhere else soon.
Forum: AMG GT
03-24-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,572
Posted By WhiteBlack

MB dealer in question is owned by Mercedes Benz....

MB dealer in question is owned by Mercedes Benz. Itís also an MB museum and experience centre.
Forum: AMG GT
03-24-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,572
Posted By WhiteBlack

MB confirms not required🙄

MB confirms not required🙄
Forum: AMG GT
03-19-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By WhiteBlack

Yeah I have a letter too. 6 hour job apparently....

Yeah I have a letter too. 6 hour job apparently. Looks like some dealership hacks are going to take my car apart, oh joy!

Iím wondering if I actually triggered this myself because Iíve had...
Forum: AMG GT
03-13-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By WhiteBlack

Its just a suggestion for economy! Why pay any...

Its just a suggestion for economy! Why pay any attention to it.

I don't believe it shows in race mode?
Forum: AMG GT
03-05-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By WhiteBlack

It definitely doesn't move. I assume the carbon...

It definitely doesn't move. I assume the carbon lip can be unbolted easily, my PPF guy had no issues applying it to this part.
Forum: AMG GT
03-02-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By WhiteBlack

I'm not sure on the US market but here you'd be...

I'm not sure on the US market but here you'd be mad to do that (financially at least).

GTR is significantly faster than any flavour of 570 on track, has larger load space and more reliable...
Forum: AMG GT
03-01-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,659
Posted By WhiteBlack

No, new model. More aero, less weight, same power...

No, new model. More aero, less weight, same power and higher price.
Forum: AMG GT
02-26-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,659
Posted By WhiteBlack

Not so, definitely 2. Both confirmed at local...

Not so, definitely 2. Both confirmed at local level here.
Forum: AMG GT
02-26-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,659
Posted By WhiteBlack

Yes, this is the model I was referring to, like...

Yes, this is the model I was referring to, like you I'm not sure if its going to be heading to the US. MB have history with not letting you guys get the good stuff!

Its also a confirmed limited...
Forum: AMG GT
02-25-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,659
Posted By WhiteBlack

Thereís another model to come between GTR and BS....

Thereís another model to come between GTR and BS.

Having said that that in my country at least if you didnít put your name down for BS years ago youíve got no hope of getting one.
Forum: AMG GT
02-20-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,572
Posted By WhiteBlack

3500 miles and 5 track days.

3500 miles and 5 track days.
Forum: AMG GT
12-20-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,643
Posted By WhiteBlack

R888R have a max size of 315.

R888R have a max size of 315.
Forum: AMG GT
12-20-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,547
Posted By WhiteBlack

I've got 4 track days on my GTR this year. It...

I've got 4 track days on my GTR this year. It will probably see 10-15 next year.

Absolutely no concerns about using it or tracking it, cars are for driving.
Forum: AMG GT
10-18-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,536
Posted By WhiteBlack

GTR cage and 4-points is rubbish! shoulder...

GTR cage and 4-points is rubbish!

shoulder holes are too low on recaros, nothing lined up, fouls trim etc. Standard belts are left flapping.

Would be interested to hear how above poster has 6...
Forum: AMG GT
10-12-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,643
Posted By WhiteBlack

Angry Active Brake Assist. Why wont it let me turn...

Active Brake Assist.

Why wont it let me turn the ****ing thing off?!?
Forum: AMG GT
09-29-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,436
Posted By WhiteBlack

I've pushed very hard for that and failled!

I've pushed very hard for that and failled!
Forum: AMG GT
09-29-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 18,226
Posted By WhiteBlack

Why wait? https://i.imgur.com/ImNN5Eg.jpg

Why wait?

https://i.imgur.com/ImNN5Eg.jpg
Forum: AMG GT
09-19-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,582
Posted By WhiteBlack

I've run the GTR on track with 102RON several...

I've run the GTR on track with 102RON several times with no issues.

I'm guessing you're in the states? If the fuel you used is 100AKI (not RON!) then it seems like it will be exotic and potential...
Forum: AMG GT
09-18-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,582
Posted By WhiteBlack

I'm not sure how you figure that running a...

I'm not sure how you figure that running a premium fuel was some how bad for the engine? Unless you filled with something a little exotic?
Forum: AMG GT
09-13-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,889
Posted By WhiteBlack

I think I'll be replacing discs and pads on my...

I think I'll be replacing discs and pads on my ceramics.
Forum: AMG GT
09-13-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By WhiteBlack

GTR is much stiffer than GTS even in comfort. ...

GTR is much stiffer than GTS even in comfort.

Having played with the traction control a fair bit the settings seem a bit odd at times. For example full on with the yellow traction dial is...
Forum: AMG GT
09-12-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,889
Posted By WhiteBlack

I drove a GTR on steels on track today, they're...

I drove a GTR on steels on track today, they're not upto the job in my opinion. CCM is essential for anyone tracking this car hard.
Forum: AMG GT
07-14-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By WhiteBlack

Sounds completely normal, I'm not sure that the ...

Sounds completely normal, I'm not sure that the 249degrees is correct though, I've had a GT reading 123C (253F) on track at Monza and had no warning lights at all but I did expect to have them!
Forum: AMG GT
05-16-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,672
Posted By WhiteBlack

Will be interesting no doubt. surprised that...

Will be interesting no doubt.

surprised that no one here is even punting one about. RHD market will be stronger for these I think.
Forum: AMG GT
05-09-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,171
Posted By WhiteBlack

I dont think you'll have much luck elsewhere.

I dont think you'll have much luck elsewhere.
Forum: AMG GT
05-05-2017, 05:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,096
Posted By WhiteBlack

Personally I think the green is awful, absolutely...

Personally I think the green is awful, absolutely hideous.

I've gone for brilliant blue.
Forum: AMG GT
05-02-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By WhiteBlack

I think GT3 with steels was the choice for...

I think GT3 with steels was the choice for 996/997 but the ceramics in 991 seem a much better and popular choice.

I've chosen ceramics and will be doing roughly 10 track days a year in the GTR,...
Forum: AMG GT
04-20-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,623
Posted By WhiteBlack

I'd like a bigger wing for the GTR :D

I'd like a bigger wing for the GTR :D
Forum: AMG GT
04-20-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,672
Posted By WhiteBlack

Those two didn't come up on my phone for some...

Those two didn't come up on my phone for some reason.

The one you linked to is listed as a demonstrator? I'm surprised anywhere is getting these in as demos.

Will be interesting to see where...
Forum: AMG GT
04-20-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,672
Posted By WhiteBlack

Car is gone now. only physical car for sale...

Car is gone now.

only physical car for sale now is this one https://m.mobile.de/auto-inserat/mercedes-benz-amg-gt-r-2017-on-stock-sofort-schenefeld/242530526.html?ref=srp

awful spec and silly...
Forum: AMG GT
04-04-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,100
Posted By WhiteBlack

Now that's something we can agree on:)

Now that's something we can agree on:)
Forum: AMG GT
04-03-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,100
Posted By WhiteBlack

Most of the track time I see is in the UK. The...

Most of the track time I see is in the UK. The one 991 GT3RS I know with steels is a German car though, maybe this is a uk specific thing?

The Spa/portimao/zandvoort says I've been on have had uk...
Forum: AMG GT
04-03-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,100
Posted By WhiteBlack

Most 991 GT3/RS I see on track in Europe have...

Most 991 GT3/RS I see on track in Europe have ceramics, including my own. I think what you say is true of 997 but the ceramics on 991 are much better.

In my opinion there's a clear performance...
Forum: AMG GT
03-10-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,318
Posted By WhiteBlack

Uk is £133k, specs out to £160k for a decent one.

Uk is £133k, specs out to £160k for a decent one.
Forum: AMG GT
03-06-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,318
Posted By WhiteBlack

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/719x931/80-img_8354_png_98f0d7a434931a9a007393f2e91c2e41630432bd.jpeg

Best colour👍🏼
Forum: AMG GT
03-06-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,318
Posted By WhiteBlack

brilliant blue, RXC, all carbon packs, ceramics,...

brilliant blue, RXC, all carbon packs, ceramics, track pack with body coloured cage.
Forum: AMG GT
03-06-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,318
Posted By WhiteBlack

My understanding is that there is no hard limit...

My understanding is that there is no hard limit but 2000 is the likely number to be made given the production run time and capacity to build.

There is definitely some issue with RXC wheels, people...
Forum: AMG GT
02-16-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,399
Posted By WhiteBlack

I suspect it's because the seat is not slotted...

I suspect it's because the seat is not slotted rather than a lack of appropriate mounting points. I'm more optimistic about track usage, cars here are being bought by people who can't get a GT3 and...
Forum: AMG GT
02-16-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,399
Posted By WhiteBlack

:rolf: £2k or $2.4k which includes cage,...

:rolf:

£2k or $2.4k which includes cage, 4point harnesses (annoyed it didn't come with 6 points) and fire extinguisher.

Surprised you think this will be so unpopular, I'd say 50% will spec in...
Forum: AMG GT
02-15-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,399
Posted By WhiteBlack

The photo was taken in germany. I havent...

The photo was taken in germany.

I havent seen the US DOG so I've no idea if you can spec this in the US. The eu ones were updated recently to allow you to body colour the cage.
Forum: AMG GT
02-15-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,399
Posted By WhiteBlack

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/725x481/80-8bwknfo_92e01b9ee3203246f7aa7e98179ac72979bfbf43.jpg


My GTR will see about 10 trackdays a year.
Forum: AMG GT
12-18-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,167
Posted By WhiteBlack

Regarding numbers I have it direct from MBUK that...

Regarding numbers I have it direct from MBUK that we have 150 cars coming for 2017(all gone) Not sure what that says about USA numbers.

I've tested the system by enquiringly about cars at a few...
Forum: AMG GT
12-18-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By WhiteBlack

Sorry, couldn't bring myself to sit through that.

Sorry, couldn't bring myself to sit through that.
Forum: AMG GT
12-08-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,304
Posted By WhiteBlack

All the new cars are still on the 991 platform...

All the new cars are still on the 991 platform though so they're not going to be a huge leap forward. I doubt anything 991 they have coming is going to blow that time out of the water ie sub...
Forum: AMG GT
11-17-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By WhiteBlack

For the sake of accuracy, the photo is of a...

For the sake of accuracy, the photo is of a rental suzuki swift at the nurburgring. Renting one of those for the day is no indicator of ability.

+1 on everything else though.
Forum: AMG GT
10-21-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,702
Posted By WhiteBlack

I've had my name down for GT BS for 2 years now....

I've had my name down for GT BS for 2 years now. I was told by MBUK here that this is no queuing system for Blackseries and that they'll be allocating cars as they see fit, apparently this is a...
Forum: AMG GT
10-21-2016, 05:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,702
Posted By WhiteBlack

GT2RS form only and 500 cars is what I've been...

GT2RS form only and 500 cars is what I've been told.

In the UK you have absolutely no chance of buying this car unless you've got a very strong buying history from your dealer(a 918 purchase would...
10-18-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By WhiteBlack

I must say I wouldn't be comfortable using this...

I must say I wouldn't be comfortable using this solution. The cross member is only bolt in and its not a particularly tough looking piece of metal. As Ron says, lap belts should be attached to the...
03-26-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,877
Posted By WhiteBlack

I'm really surprised that you think the car is...

I'm really surprised that you think the car is "impossible to drive" with the ESP off.


I think part of the reason no one has ever asked this question before is because the car drives so well...
03-18-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By WhiteBlack

Hi, I'm a new owner, bought my car 2 months...

Hi,

I'm a new owner, bought my car 2 months ago so this process is fairly fresh in the memory. My car is bought as a keeper, occasional use.

There are no current AMGs that I would swap it for....
03-17-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,376
Posted By WhiteBlack

Taking mine on track for the first time next...

Taking mine on track for the first time next month, really looking forward to it!
03-17-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By WhiteBlack

I think this is more to do with the fact that BS...

I think this is more to do with the fact that BS models tend to come late in a models lifecycle, there's not really a BS version of anything due for next 4 years ish?
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